SUNDAY, APRIL 11, 2004
Men's Tennis Falls to No. 55 South Florida, 5-2

April 11, 2004

TAMPA, Fla. - Junior Ben Birkmann (Bremen, Germay) helped lead the JU men's tennis to three wins over No. 52 South Florida with a win at No. 2 singles, but the Bulls held on to win, 5-2, Saturday on the USF Varsity Tennis Courts.

Sophomore Martin Hehensteiger (Schechen, Germany) and freshman Neil Sehgal (Cincinnati, Ohio) took victory at No. 2 doubles and the Dolphins secured the No. 6 singles match when USF chose to forfeit.

The Dolphins finish their regular-season against UC-Irvine tomorrow before traveling to Macon, Ga. for the Atlantic Sun Championships on April 14-17.

#52 USF 5, Jacksonville 2

Singles

1. #66 Uli Kiendl (USF) def. Martin Hehenstaiger (JU), 6-2, 6-3

2. Ben Birkmann (JU) def. Fredy Barton (USF) 6-4, 1-0, ret

3. Andy Maroldt (USF) def. Christoph Muller (JU), 6-0, 6-3

4. Karim Benmansour (USF) def. Peter Wietrack (JU), 6-2, 6-2

5. German Escallon (USF) def. Andres Rojas (JU), 6-4, 6-1

6. USF forfeits the match
Doubles

1. #55 Kiendl/Benmansour (USF) def. Muller/Birkmann (JU), 8-4

2. Hehensteiger/Sehgal (JU) def. Escallon/Antelo (USF), 5-4 ret.

3. Maroldt/Barton (USF) def. Rojas/Garfield (JU), 8-2